YOGA WITH IMPACT PODCAST 

Welcome to Yoga with Impact - A podcast hosted by The Yoga Impact Charity's Co-Founder Danielle Begg interviewing experts who are sharing Yoga and healing practices in diverse communities. 

In Episode One, The Yoga Impact Charity Co-Founder Danielle Begg is joined by Maggie LaRocca, Executive Director of Exhale to Inhale in New York

Exhale to Inhale's mission is to use the healing practice of trauma informed Yoga to empower survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault while helping communities to develop the skills and knowledge to support them

Topics covered in this episode include:

- Why non profits are important 
- Exhale to Inhale's trauma informed approach to sharing Yoga with Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault survivors and why its particularly important during COVID-19
- What to make Yoga more accessible beyond the studio context
- Innovative Fundraising strategies to support this work 
- Advice for anyone seeking to have impact in this space 

You can read more information about Exhale to Inhale at: 

https://www.exhaletoinhale.org

Instagram: @exhale2inhale 
Facebook: @ExhaletoInhale

Music Credit: Datta by Solon

http://www.solonmusic.com

In Episode 2, The Yoga Impact Charity's Co-Founder Danielle Begg is joined by Sue-Anne Hunter, a proud Wurundjeri Woman working to support cultural healing in the Aboriginal community. Sue-Anne has worked in the Aboriginal child & family welfare sector for 18 years. She's experienced in a range of therapeutic interventions and brings a cultural lens to her therapeutic work with the Aboriginal community. 

Topics covered in this episode include: 

- The importance of connection to country 
- The complexity of intergenerational trauma 
- The value of deep listening and connection to culture 
- Advice for anyone seeking to have positive impact in the world at the moment 

You can experience Sue-Anne's connection to country meditation at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfdJP6we0eQ&t=106s

Kids connection to country meditation 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpGDNHQWfGM

Aboriginal Cultural Consultancy: 

https://www.sueannehunter.com

Music Credit: Datta by Solon

http://www.solonmusic.com

Welcome to Yoga With Impact - A podcast interviewing experts who are sharing Yoga and healing practices in diverse communities. 

In Episode 3, The Yoga Impact Charity's Co-Founder Danielle Begg is joined by Jivana Heyman, Founder & Director of Accessible Yoga.  Accessible Yoga is an international non-profit organisation dedicated to increasing access to the yoga teachings for people of all abilities and backgrounds

Topics covered in this episode include: 

- Jivana's journey from AIDS activist to yoga teacher & founder of a non-profit
- The creation and evolution of the Accessible Yoga movement 
- What is healing and the importance of community in healing 
- How yoga teachers can make classes more accessible, including the power of imagined practice 
- The importance of service as a component of Yoga practice 
- How you can get involved in the Accessible Yoga movement 
- Jivana's advice on how to create meaningful change in the world 

You can read more about Accessible Yoga at:

https://accessibleyoga.org

Music Credit: Datta by Solon

 

http://www.solonmusic.com 

Welcome to Yoga With Impact - A podcast interviewing experts who are sharing Yoga and healing practices in diverse communities. 

In Episode 4, The Yoga Impact Charity's Co-Founder Danielle Begg is joined by Minna Jarvenpaa, Founder of Tools for Inner Peace.  Tools for Inner Peace gives refugees and trauma survivors tools from yoga to manage their own healing and wellbeing.

Topics covered in this episode include: 

- Minna's journey as a peacekeeper working for the UN in Kosovo to becoming a Yogi and founding Tools for Inner Peace 
- How Minna shares Yoga with people from a variety of cultures, religions and languages 
- How Minna established refugee yoga classes in Lebanon 
- The research that informs Minna's approach 
- Ways to get involved in Tools for Inner Peace 
- Minna's advice for making change in the world 

You can learn more about Tools for Inner Peace including how to get involved at: 

http://tools4innerpeace.org

Dunna 

https://www.dunna.org/about-us/

Music Credit: Datta by Solon

http://www.solonmusic.com

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We acknowledge that these lands were stolen and sovereignty was never ceded. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.

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